Best Interfaith podcasts we could find (Updated September 2018)
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Interfaith Voices provides engaging and informative discussion on the key public issues of our day through the lenses of many different faith perspectives. We foster religious tolerance and educate our listeners on the broad diversity of religious traditions and viewpoints in the United States.This podcast feed is for the hour-long version of the program.
This is the official podcast of the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy. The TICPP is a faith-based 501c3 nonprofit with a mission to help people of faith participate faithfully and effectively in public policy discussions concerning broad religious social concerns through non-partisan education on policy issues and training in civic participation.From food and mental health to the theology of creation care, the Interfaith Center is committed to developing people of faith into well-edu ...
To promote respect, empathy, understanding, and inter-personal relationships between and among individuals as the group studies and experiences the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faith traditions. It is hosted bythe First Presbyterian Church of San Luis Obispo and co-sponsored by the San Luis Obispo People of Faith for Justice and the San Luis Obispo Ministerial Association. ODIU meets the second Monday of even numbered months.
Interfaith Matters is an original podcast series from The Interfaith Center of New York that explores how interfaith engagement matters to making positive social change
Interfaith Disability Connection Podcasts feature thought leaders who are actively working to remove the barriers of attitude and architecture in their congregations.
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Rabbi David Rosenn with our host Hannah Meholick Our Guest: Our guest is Rabbi David Rosenn, executive director of the Hebrew Free Loan Society, which since 1892 has offered interest-free loans to New Yorkers needing immediate financial help or wanting to invest in their futures, but who can't afford or do not qualify for commercial credit. We ...…
As the summer wraps up, we explore some of the topics that Congress and the Supreme Court will encounter as they swing back into session.
We hear from Muslim Advocates about families separated under President Trump’s travel ban.
A new reference guide brings together shared stories, characters, themes and scriptures of the Qur’an and the Bible together in one volume - and could provide key insights for religion scholars.
Over time, the sanctuary movement has changed from an underground railroad to an act of resistance.
Sounds from behind the high walls of a prison... We hear from a chaplain who brings solos and second chances to women serving time
Dr. Debbie Almontaser (left), with our host Hannah Meholick Our Guest: Our guest this time is community activist and teacher Dr. Debbie Almontaser, board president of Muslim Community Network, and founder of Bridging Cultures Group, Inc. Hannah and Debbie discuss faith and feminism. On Feminism in Islam: "There is so much misunderstanding about ...…
People of faith are not just speaking up in the #MeToo era, but actually combating abuse and seeking accountability within their spiritual communities.
Myanmar's dominant Buddhist identity, intimately connected to the country's post-colonial independence, is contributing to violence against religious minorities.
Many far-right extremist groups have long claimed a Christian Identity ideology. But as alt-right and white nationalist movements grow, their religious beliefs are changing.
Some white nationalist and white supremacist groups are gravitating towards neo-Pagan religions, like Odinism, while others are following a national trend of rising secularism and leaving behind theism altogether.
When people feel alienated from their religious traditions and that their beliefs no longer fit, how do they forge a faith path on their own terms?
We talk with three authors of new and forthcoming books about how the poetic language of faith connects us and draws us in to spirituality, but leaves the door open for doubt.
Author Jonathan Merritt says he was struck by how few people "speak God" anymore - and worries we're losing a shared language to express our faiths.
For Daisy Khan, the writings of Sufi mystics helped take her on a faith journey from her corporate job to becoming an advocate for understanding about Islam and global women's rights.
Why do we avoid uncertainty and doubt at all costs when it comes to faith?
Host Amber Khan ruminates on unplugging from the news cycle - and whether that means abdicating a responsibility to pay attention.
Our host Hannah Meholick with Frank Fredericks Our Guest: In this episode, Hannah Meholick talks with Frank Fredericks, founder of World Faith, an international nonprofit based here in New York City that mobilizes religiously diverse young people to address religious violence. Frank is also an interfaith chaplain at New York University. Today w ...…
Speculation abounds over what a new Supreme Court justice will mean for Roe v. Wade — and whether religious liberty arguments could affirm or overturn it.
Florida State law professor Mary Ziegler explains the long and complicated legal history between reproductive rights, religious liberty and freedom of speech.
Is the recent Supreme Court ruling a win for religious liberty or a loss for women's autonomy?
We explore Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanagh's record as a judge as well as how he's informed by his faith.
Religious institutions aren't alone in applying the lessons from #MeToo into their ministry; so, too, are academic researchers in the study of religion.
Allegations of abuse and #MeToo experiences have impacted communities in many faiths, including the Pagan, Buddhist and Christian traditions.
People of faith are not just speaking up in the #MeToo era, but actually combating abuse and seeking accountability within their spiritual communities.
Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary, says sexual and domestic abuse has long been an institutional problem for churches. So how do we root out that behavior in our religious communities?
Experts working with faith communities in crisis say holding an abuser accountable, both to validate the experience of the victim and to prevent further abuse, is an essential part of the healing process.
Toni Newman grew up in a strict, southern Christian household. When Toni came to realize she was really a transgender woman, she says "Not only did I lose my natural family, my church family, I lost my gay family."
In the past decade, public opinion on LGBT issues, like same-sex marriage, has changed drastically. But the growing acceptance of the L, the G, and the B has not necessarily extended to the T -- transgender people.
In a preview for the rest of our series, we asked some scholars from a variety of different faith traditions: Is it okay to be trans in the eyes of God? But as we'll learn, the answer is far from simple.
In our new special series, we hear the personal stories of transgender people of faith and where they are finding spiritual homes among America's religious traditions.
Many faith traditions emphasize the importance of forgiveness. But in the context of the #MeToo movement, can forgiveness silence women who have been abused?
Karin Bleeg felt violated when she discovered that her former rabbi had been secretly videotaping women preparing for their mikvah, or ritual bath. Still, she says she one day wants to forgive him, for her own sake.
Alyssa, a young Mormon woman, was pressured by her church leaders to forgive her abuser after he sexually assaulted her. It made her feel as if her pain did not matter and that she wasn’t worthy of being believed.
Although it seemed that #MeToo has spread to every corner of America, some women who have suffered abuse within religious communities struggle to receive acknowledgement and justice.
Much of the outcry over the separation of families illegally crossing the U.S. border came from people of faith. What nerve did that now-former policy hit?
In a country where the number of people unaffiliated with religious traditions is rising, what role did America's faith communities have in reversing the policy of separating children from families at the border?
We learn the context of the passage Romans 13, how Christian views differ on its application to the family separation policy, and how it has been used in American history.
Asylum has come to the forefront of this latest flashpoint in the immigration debate because of the thousands fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Susan Hayward tells us that like all religions, Buddhism is not immune to violence. And in Myanmar it’s inspiring support for nationalism - and violence against perceived
Myanmar's dominant Buddhist identity, intimately connected to the country's post-colonial independence, is contributing to violence against religious minorities.
At the center of Myanmar's conflict is the question of national identity, which has been rocky since the country was colonized by the British Empire.
"We Come Together to Go Further" United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed on her work of bringing humanity together to better each other's welfare Our host Hannah Meholick (left) with Amina J. Mohammed Our Guest: In this episode, Hannah Meholick talks with Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and fo ...…
We're revisiting part of our Chaplains series, in a place where spiritual caregivers encounter the "worst of the worst."
Our host Amber Khan reflects on how the first 15 days of Ramadan took on a special meaning this year when her mom became seriously ill, and how she is trying to carry forward treasured family traditions with her kids.
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